Woodcut title vignette, head- and tail-piece, initials
Printed in double columns with the outer columns on each page blank for reader's notes
An account of various French ceremonies from the 9th to the early 17th century, such as births, marriages, funerals, ceremonial entries, feasts, coronations, sacraments, receptions, etc. Jolly's goal was to update and complete Godefroy's "Cérémonial françois" published in 1649
Barbier, A.A. Ouvrages anonymes
Bound in marbled paper-covered boards; calf spine with gilt label; the half-title page includes an inscription by M. Guichard, libraire, who edited the title to read "Projet d'une nouvelle édition du cérémonial françois", dated 1806, and his annotations on 2 p. bound in at end; annotations in different hands on the title-page verso and in several of the blank columns; loosely inserted is a handwritten tabular index of the various types of ceremonies listed in the book
No table-of-contents pages found. Tight margins. Text in gutter.